George Michael, the famous singer and performer of the Last Christmas, dies on Christmas day. The superstar passed away at home, said his publicist. The reason is reportedly heart failure. Mr Michael was only 53.
The social media buzzing: George Michael died on Christmas day from the heart attack. The words from his song ‘Last Christmas I gave you my heart’ sound now like a prophecy.
Celebrities and colleagues of George have paid tribute to the singer. On his Instagram, Sir Elton John posted a photo of himself and Michael, writing:
“I am in deep shock. I have lost a beloved friend – the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist. My heart goes out to his family and all of his fans.”
The Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley wrote he was “heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend Yog”, a nickname which refers to “Yours Only George”. He said:
“Me, his loved ones, his friends, the world of music, the world at large. 4ever loved. A xx”
George Michael’s death: unlucky 2016
The singer whose popularity started in the Eighties, has died aged 53. His death continued the saddest list of 2016 losses that the music industry suffered this year. Michael’s death is the latest in a string of losses like Prince, David Bowie and Leonard Cohen.
George Michael died peacefully at home, an announcement of the star’s death from suspected heart failure was made late on Christmas Day. Police are treating singer’s death as ‘unexplained but not suspicious’.